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Office of Nuclear Energy Issues Requests for Scholarship and Fellowship Applications

September 22, 2022

The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) today announced two new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the University Nuclear Leadership Program (UNLP), seeking applicants for undergraduate scholarships and graduate-level fellowships in nuclear energy-related fields.

  • The UNLP Undergraduate Scholarship for students attending a two-year institution will provide $5,000 toward the cost of tuition and additional expenses for the 2023-2024 year.
     
  • The UNLP Undergraduate Scholarship for students attending a four-year institution will provide $10,000 toward the cost of tuition and additional expenses for the 2023-2024 year.
     
  • The UNLP Graduate Fellowship provides $169,000 over three years to support graduate research and supports a summer internship at a DOE national laboratory or approved facility.


    Student applications are due on January 11, 2023, and must be submitted using the online submittal system found at neup.gov. NE intends to notify award recipients in Spring 2023.

    FY 2022 Scholarship RFA

    FY 2022 Fellowship RFA


    Submit an Application

    Students can apply without their institutions being a current UNLP-approved organization. However, institutions with students receiving awards will need to be UNLP-approved by NE prior to the transfer of award funds. This is completed by the university/college through a separate Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0002265) found at www.grants.gov. For more information on how to become a UNLP-approved institution, please visit the Scholarship and Fellowship Resources page at neup.gov.​

​DOE-NE Releases the University Nuclear Leadership Program (UNLP), formerly the Integrated University Program (IUP), Scholarship and Fellowship Support Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): DE-FOA-0002265

October 15, 2020

This FOA is to award multiple cooperative agreements to accredited United States (U.S.) two- and four-year colleges and universities to receive and administer scholarship and fellowship funding—provided through the UNLP and as administered by the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE)—on behalf of selected students attending those institutions.

​The application process will be open continuously for the 10-year cycle of this FOA.

IUP University FOA DE-FOA-0002265 Amendment 2

Submit an Application

Funding Opportunities

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